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Plan Your Career

Create a Career Action Plan to help you stay on track and reach your goals! Utilize the tools and resources in the pages below to learn more about yourself and the job market, determine your career goals, and create a strategic career plan to help you achieve job satisfaction and career success.
  • Self Assessment
    Objectively identify your values, personality, interests, and abilities to identify potential career options that are a good fit for you.
  • Degree Guides
    Review the degree guides to gather information on common career areas for specific degrees.
  • Occupational & Industry Research
    Gather information about job duties, employment outlooks, salaries, and educational and training requirements for occupations and industries of interest.
  • Goal Setting
    Determine long term and short term career goals to assist in making progress along your career path.
  • Career Action Plan
    Synthesize information gathered and the goals you have set to put a comprehensive career plan in place.
  • Internships & Volunteering
    Gain hands-on experience through an internship or volunteer opportunity. 
  • Graduate School
    Review graduate school resources if you are considering continuing your education.
 
 

"I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours."

-Henry David Thoreau

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